Lake of the Woods Fishing Report | Monday, May 20, 2019

South End

  • Excellent walleye action continues along the south shore. 
  • Limits of walleyes and saugers in Four Mile Bay, Lighthouse gap, Morris Point gap, and along the south shore of the lake. 
  • The go-to presentation is anchored up and jigging with a jig and minnow. 
  • Pink and gold strong colors. 
  • Some anglers were trolling crankbaits and also doing well. 
  •  Reports of fish in varying depths, but 15-25′ holding good fish.  

Rainy River

  • Good numbers of walleyes still in the river and some nice fish being caught. 
  • Bright jigs and frozen shiner hard to beat. 
  • Strong current in the river, thus heavier jigs necessary. 
  •  Sturgeon season is closed until July 1st when it re-opens for the catch season again.

NW Angle

  • Anglers were catching nice walleyes as the water warms. 
  • Reports of nice fish coming from shoreline structure and areas with current. 
  • Most anglers using jig and minnow. 
  • Evening bite continues strong.  Saugers, pike and perch were also in the mix. 



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